Week5Task—Sketch of Web design

Sketching is valuable to web designers. A site’s content strategy must be planned. Site architecture should be mapped out, and user experience accounted for.

According to the video, some summary as follow:

When we do a web design, we need to plan sites.

At first, content strategy

Secondly, Site architecture

Thirdly, User experience

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planning

Sketching can be one of the most efficient and effective planning tools in a web designer’s arsenal. Using a program like Photoshop or creating HTML mockups can be time consuming and constraining.

1.Sketching is a good way to express ideas freely, iterate through them quickly and explore concepts without the fear of making costly mistakes. Also, it is low cost, anybody can do it !

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mockups

2.Sketching is a fantastic tool for initial planning stages and collaborative workflows. Especially beneficial during the early stages of initial planning.                        

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initial planning

3.This simple process will spur creativity and allow you to come up with unexpected solutions.

4.it’s an easy way to test ideas or spur on inspiration. The favorite benefit of sketching is the way it allows clients or coworkers to focus on ideas instead of design decisions. More attention on the idea that you’re trying to communicate.

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beneifits

tools:

pencils /markers(darker markers-areas of emphasis ),perforated papers, erasers , a ruler and post notes.

Reference:

http://www.lynda.com/Web-Web-Design-tutorials/importance-sketching/150166/164888-4.html

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